CALL FOR A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SENECA-CAYUGA NATION

GENERAL COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON JULY 2, 2022 – Cancelled

 

Grievance Election Cancellation Notice and Unopposed Candidate Notice

 

 

 

 

Original Notice —- Special Election Cancelled – (unopposed candidate)

This special meeting of the General Council is called pursuant to the authority contained within Article III Section 5 of the By-Laws of the Constitution.  The principal object of this special meeting is for the conduct of a special election to fill the unexpired term of the currently vacant fourth position of the Grievance Committee.  The election date of such candidate so elected to fill the remainder of an unexpired term, shall have no effect on the beginning or ending date of the term of any office.  No other business can be transacted except for the object stated in this call.

The special election meeting of the General Council shall be held in the Nation Community Building located at 24805 South 660 Road, Grove, Oklahoma.

The special election shall be conducted in accordance with the Election Ordinance enacted by the Business Committee on December 21, 2021.

A special election notice will be issued by the Election Administrator and shall specify the address and deadline for filing of candidacy. The special election notice shall also announce that the special election will be conducted at the July 2, 2022 special meeting of the General Council and shall be mailed to all members of the Nation eighteen years of age or older whose name is listed on the Registered Voter List to be prepared by the Enrollment Committee and published by the Election Administrator no later than 75 days prior to July 2, 2022.

DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY

The date for filing of Declarations of Candidacy shall be May 16th, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Nation Headquarters Office 23701 S. 655 Road Grove, Oklahoma. The Declaration of Candidacy must be filed    in writing and in person with the Election Committee. No person shall be a candidate for more than one (1) office at any time.

FILING FEE

There shall be a non-refundable filing fee of Three Hundred ($300.00) for Grievance Committee  positions. Filing fees will be paid by cashier’s check or money order only. Thefiling fee shall be paid on the same date the prospective candidate submits his/her declaration of candidacy. The filing fee shall be deposited into the Nation’s General Operations Account to defray the expenses incurred during the election. Upon submission of the Declaration of Candidacy and payment of the required filing fee, candidates shall not be allowed to withdraw from the election or file for a different elected position.

POLLING PLACE

The polling place shall be the Seneca-Cayuga Nation Community Building located at 24805 South 660 Road, Grove, Oklahoma. The voting hours shall be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on July 2, 2022.

Any enrolled member of the Nation that is 18 years of age and older on June 4, 2022 that has not previously completed a Voter Registration Form will be permitted to register andcast their ballot at the polling place.